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Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2012 Live on DD Malayalam Channel, 11 August 2012 at 2.00 P.M onwards


Posted Date: 08-Aug-2012  Last Updated:   Category: TV Shows    
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Watch 60th Nehru Trophy Boat Race 2012 Live on television or check the websites which live stream online,11 August 2012 at 2.00 P.M onwards. Nehru Trophy Boat Race is one of the most most spectacular sporting event in India.The Boat Race will be held at the Punnamada lake in Alappuzha District from August 9 to 11, 2012.This Boat race celebrates its diamond jubilee, so the race is to be made into a three day event.I will also explain the Previous Winners of Nehru Trophy Boat race here.



All eyes are set on Kerala's most spectacular sporting event,The 60th edition of Nehru Trophy Boat Race which will be held at the Punnamada lake in Alappuzha District from August 9 to 11, 2012.DD Malayalam Channel will be telecast the live coverage of this World famous sporting event on 11th August 2012 at 2.00 P.M Onwards.This year Nehru Trophy Boat Race will celebrates its diamond jubilee, so the race is to be made into a three day event.The snake boat race will be held on 11th August 2012 and Kayaking, canoeing, speed boat race and women's special boat race will be new additions to the event.

Chief guest of Nehru trophy Boat Race 2012


Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar will be the chief guest at the 60th Nehru Trophy Boat Race at Punnamada lake in Alappuzha. Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy,Union Tourism Minister Subodh Kant Sahay,Union Minister of State for Power K.C. Venugopal and State Ministers are also present on the occasion.

Schedule of Nehru Trophy Boat race



Day 1:9th August 2012

Heats for the small boats
Women Race
Exhibition race by snake boats.

Day 2:10th August 2012

Canoeing
Kayaking and
Speedboat races

Day 3:11th August 2012

Heats of the snake boats and their Finals

Previous Winners of Nehru Trophy Boat race



Year - Winner

1952 - Nadubhagam
1954 - Kavalam
1955 - Parthasarathy
1956 - Kavalam
1957 - Neppolian
1958 - Neppolian Kavalam
1959 - Neppolian
1960 - Kavalam
1961 - Neppolian
1962 - Kavalam
1963 - Geargoss
1964 - St. George
1965 - Parthasarathy
1966 - Pulinkunnu
1967 - Pulinkunnu
1968 - Parthasarathy
1969 - Pulinkunnu
1970 - Kallooparamban
1971 - Kallooparamban Pulinkunnu
1972 - Kallooparamban
1973 - Kallooparamban
1974 - Karichal
1975 - Karichal
1976 - Karichal
1977 - Jawahar Thayamkari
1978 - Jawahar Thayamkari
1979 - Ayaparambu Valya Divanji
1980 - Karichal
1981 - Winners Not declared
1982 - Karichal
1983 - Karichal
1984 - Karichal
1985 - Jawahar Thayamkari
1986 - Karichal
1987 - Karichal
1988 - Vellamkulangara
1989 - Champakkulam
1990 - Champakkulam
1991 - Champakkulam
1992 - Kallooparamban
1993 - Kallooparamban
1994 - Champakkulam
1995 - Champakkulam
1996 - Champakkulam
1997 - Alappadan
1998 - Champakkulam
1999 - Alappadan
2000 - Karichal
2001 - Karichal
2002 - Vellamkulangara
2003 - Karichal
2004 - Cheruthana
2005 - Payippad
2006 - Payippad
2007 - Payippad
2008 - Karichal
2009 - Champakkulam
2010 - Jawahar Thayankari

History of Nehru trophy Boat Race


The first Prime minister of India Jawaharlal Nehru,visited in Alappuzha in 1952.He was thrilled and excited in the huge snake-boats race.On his return to Delhi,Jawaharlal Nehru donated a rolling trophy to be awarded to the winner of the race.This trophy later known as Nehru Trophy.The Nehru trophy boat race conducted on the second Saturday of August every year and is a major tourist attraction.

The most spectacular event of the boat race is the race of Chundan Vallams (Snake Boats).Other types boats are participate in various events of the race are Churulan vallam,Odi Vallam,Vaipu Vallam,Kochu Vallam etc.


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